The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 10, 1962 · Page 9
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 10, 1962
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Top-Notch Program MGHS Boosters Salute Athletes ft Berme o !' which was interspersed with righ amount of humor, and a p Spatlklingtalk >* Coach Pper< Garrigan footbal - W ff, two outstanding u f « the annual Garrigan n SC . h< !S 1 Booster ' CIub Athletic Banquet Tuesday night, Apr. 3. 8 crowd attend ed the din- which of letters to the school's athletes and cheerleaders in the Garrigan gym. nnRev - Le ° Kelm, former assistant priest at St. Cecelia's Catholic church here, served as toastmas- A-f 7 " and r his quips durin S intr o- auction of the night's . several speakers were comparable, at times, to Bob Hope. Ed Elbert, Whittem.ore, president of the Booster Club, gave a short welcome, Rev. Francis Conway, Garrigan superintendent, and Jim Geelan, Leon Vann and Cooper, Garrigan coaches, all talked during the evening. The Garrigan boys' ensemble also presented a musical selection. COUNTY PORTS Saggau, who has officiated a the Sioux City Diocesan Toiirna ment for 11 years, used a smooth delivery as he told of some of his experiences and of the importance of parents, school and church to students. He also officiates in the Big Eight collegiate conference. Rev. Cdnway lauded Coache* teelan and Vann, who recently resigned effective at the end of the wesent school year, for their record at Garrigan as coaches and school men. Geelan, athletic direc- or, baseball coach and assistant n other soorts, will go into private msiness here, and Vann, basketball coach and assistant in foot- OPENS THURSDAY - BUCK NITE 7 DRIVE-IN THEJJRL R£' *^ T«ER€§ -ALWAtS^Ufi AT THE ORWE-IM....', GET TOE GANG TC&ETOER... CJWON OUT I! THURSPAY-FRIDAY - SATURDAY SAClfS HIT NO. 1 SHOWN AT 7:30 HIT NO. 3 SHOWN AT 10:30 Fib^CflifflOB' _ »CioemaScop»». COLDi ^ EVERY THURSDAY IS .. Yes 6i'r •.. YtiUR CAR AND AU ITS OCCUPANTS WILL Bf ADMIfTED FOR ONE DUCK ' C A DOLLAR TO YOU ) /, SUNDAY THRU WEDNESDAY TWW be tagging at yoarneatt strings while you're laughing your bead offl ' ••PANAMA* FRANK IKfDK'UHJgtfK PIUS SECOND FEATURE — UNA m *« PIUS COLOR CARTOON ANP "3 STOOQE" COMEDY BOX OFFICE OPEN AT 7 P.M. ADMISSION 75c CHILDREN UNDER 12 YEARS FREE ball, track and baseball, will attend State College of Iowa on a government grant for the next year. Cooper rolled them in tlie aisles, as usual, witn his short talk before he announced his letter winners. He stated he dverheard a fan talking recently about football at Garrigan and a reference to the Garrigan coach. According to Beanie, the fan said, "The' first year, he was a lousy coach, the second year he was lucky and last fall he had good material!" Another Cooper gem — as he referred to his family: "We have six children you know — and number seven is coming sometime this evening." He was optimistic, despite the fact his Bears will face Dowling of Des Moines and Mason City high school in the first two games this "all. Coach Jim Geelan introduced Booster Club officers, directors and grade school coaches, then resented letters to the following >aseball players: Bill Rahm, Steve Studer, Bob and Bill Reed, LeRoy leinen, Lyle Loebach, Steve Smith, Job Schneider and Bob Goecke. rtinor awards went to Ken Arndor- er and Lee Froehlich. Coach Leon Vann reflected on he recent basketball season and his days at Garrigan, then gave basketball letters to Lyle Loebach; John Fandel, Mike Cink, Bob Goecke, Steve Smith, Bob Schneider, Steve Studer, LeRoy Heinen and Bill Rahm. Minor awards went to Mike Smith, Tony Bradley, Tom Hudspeth, Dick Stoulil, Lee Froefi- lich, John Goecke, Jerry Studer, Dennis Farrell, Tom Hughes, Fred Girres, Gene Schade, John Nurre, Howie Frideres, Ron Muller, Brian Atherton, Charles Becker and Mark Eisenbarth. Varsity track letters went to Rich McGuire, Bob and Bill Reed and John Fandel and* minor awards to-Tony Bradley, MarkJEJ; bert, Dennis Elbert, Mike^Smmi, Dick Stoulil,. Don Besch, Tom Hudspeth, Vern Ludwig, Jim Nitchals, LeRoy Heinen, Tom Fox Paul Koppen and Marvin Tripp. Cooper presented varsity foot ball letters to Jerry Krieps, Bil and Bob Reed (who each got theii fourth), Lyle Loebach, Rich Arn dorfer, Terry and Tom Hudspeth Howard Kohlhaas, Tom Youngwirth, John Fandel, LeRoy Heinen, Paul Seiler, Jim Nitchals, Steve Studer, Bob Schneider, Steve Smith, Marvin Tripp, Bill Rahm, Mark Elbert, Dick Stoulil, Phil Henry and Lee Froehlich. Minor awards went to Jim Eisenbacher, Tqny Bradley, Paul Koppen, Tom Fox, Dean Grandgenett, Dick Thul, Tom Studer, Brian Atherton, Mike Dahlhauser, Dennis Farrell, John Goecke, Mike Gotffredsen, Brian Henry, John Nurre, Jerry Studer and Larry Youngwirth. Student managers F1 and Mike Reilly also received letters. Letters for cheerleading went to Mary Carol Gengler, Patricia Fickbohm, Blondjna Erpelding. Barbara Elbert and Kathy Roth, varsity; and Patty Bray, Ann Hobscheidt, Karen Garman and Mary Ann Fickbohm, minor awards. Five Letfermen DnJtfiAHS Track Roster Five lettermen, Sob Gefber, Bill Wetzel, Tom Waller, Bob Garms and Rich Hutchlns, will form the nucleus of Algeria high school's 1962 track team, according to Coach Howie Stephenson. At the'present time, the team is folding daily workouts in preparation for the season opener -^ an appearance at thfe Eagle Relays at Eagle Grove Tuesday, Apr. 17. Besides ,the Eagle Relays, the Bulldogs are slated for appearances at four other invitational meets. It is hoped several dual meets can be scheduled before .he district, North Central Conference and state meets in May. Besides the five letter winners, here are other squad members at •resent: Tom Anderson, Jim tanton, Chuck Streit, Maynard hackelford, Bruce Sundet, Mike chmidt, Gary Kelley, Mike Wickliff, Lance Johnson, Don Hutchi- I son, Bob Boldridge, Willie Stein man, Calvin Humphrey, Ron Bur tis. Lynn Keith, Wayne Peterson Jerry Raney, Sig Wood, Dotig Barr, Larry Helmers, Ken Durant Denny Miller, Russ Canaday Bruce McCullough, Russ Bode Steve Canaday, Darwin Engel barts. Paul Smith, Tom Burtis, Dave Hovey, Gary Naylor, Ken Egel, Gerald Camp, Gerald Helmers, Dave Humphrey, Jack Williams, Leroy Bruns, Norman Benson, Dean Mittlieder, Jimmy Abbott and Denny Christianson. Trotters Here Apr. 17 Denny Menke Is Making Bid For Braves Infield Denny Menke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Menke, Bancroft, and bonus baseball player for the Milwaukee Braves, strengthened his bid to remain with the Braves during the 1962 season when he belted a ninth inning home run in a game against the San Francisco Giants at Phoenix, Ariz. Thursday. Menke, an infielder, and his mates were defeated, 8-2, despite his four-base blast. Denny was signed by the Braves following his graduation from St. John's high school at Bancroft. His brother, Alan, signed a Minnesota Twins Contract last summer.'' ,) '';• * " "jJ Moco Mercer, Ex-AHS Coach, Quits FB Job Kenneth (Moco) Mercer, Algona high school football, basketball and track coach during the mid-thirties, has annuonced his resignation as football coach at Dubuque University. He will remain as track, cross country and wrestling coach. Moco was an all-around star athlete at Simpson College from 1922-25 and during that time set the Iowa Conference record for points scored in one football season, 94. His 285 conference points "Showboat" Hall of the Harlem Globetrotters, one of two comedian centers who will appear here next Tuesday night, April 17, in the Garrigan high school gym at 8:30 p.m., is shown in the above photo as he warmed up recently for, the appearance. The other center is J. C. Gipson, equally adept at clowning on the court. And both are terrific basketball players, also. Other outstanding players who will appear with the Trotters against the Honolulu Surfriders are Hallie Bryant, Ernie Wagner, Bobby Milton, Junior Lee, Dave Hicks, Hub Ausbie and Tony Wilcox. Tickets for the game, which have been selling well to date, are on sale at the Garrigan business office, Larry's Recreation, Algona; Whittemore Recreation, Whittemore; Fischer's store, St. Benedict; the Kollasch .store, St. Joe; and Lickteig Drug store at Wesley. The game and halftime show, which has been called brilliant by most who have seen it, are being sponsored by the Garrigan Booster Tuesday, April 10, 1$62 Algono (la.) Upper De* MafnI«-3 are also records that still stand. He coached at Beloit College after leaving Algona, then arrived on the Dubuque campus in 1939 — and has been there ever since. At Dubuque, his teams have won a :otal of 16 Iowa Conference champ- onships, an all-time high, Moco was named to the hall of 'ame of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in 1960 and has a son, Mike, who is a kicking specialist with the Minneota Vikings in the National Foot- iall League. S-City, Lakota, Burt Place In State Track Swea City, with six team points and Lakota, with three .points ^placed in the state class' C>fedoor track meet at Iowa City Saturday Swea City wound up tied for twelfth and Lakota tied for nineteenth place in the meet. Sioux Rapids won the crown. Doug Cummins placed in two individual events for the Trojans. He wound up second in the 60 yard high hurdles arid was fourth in the 60 yard low hurdle event. Dick Cushman of Lakota wound up third in the shot put. Burt's medley relay team placed fifth in that event. Social Club In Portland Meets Portland — The Four Corner Social Club of Portland met Apr. 3 in the home of Mrs. Wilbur Spear. Present were Mesdames Herman Harms, Rollo Moore, Bernard Phelps, W. J. Stewart, Verle Nelson, Merlin Van Hove, Glen Larsen, Leona Haase and Mrs. Victor Fitch. The meeting was turned over to Mrs. Spear, who was in charge of fun time, Leona Haase and Mrs. Victor Fitch, winning prizes. Lunch was served by the hostesses at the close of the afternoon. The next meeting will be in the home of Mrs. Hazel Carroll May i. Dallas Jass and Kath Harding of Alden were overcome by carbon monoxide gas recently as they sat in the Jass car at the Harding home. Miss Harding was uncon- and scious and Jass was nearly un—, - - — ,—„„ conscious and very groggy when and 348 career points in football they were found. A belated birthday dinner, in honor of little Janice Stewart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Stewart of Mankato, Minn., wa held in the W. J. Stewart horn Sunday. Guests included Frank Bahling, Mr. and Mrs. Loyola O'Brien and Niel of Algona. Mrs. Henry Smith entertained icr circle last Wednesday in the Presbyterian church at Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Trenary and Kenneth, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Becker and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dugan and family were Sunday dinner guests in the Bill Trenary home. Mrs. Mable Reimers and daughter, Mrs. Richard Webster and son Kirk were weekend visitors in the Glen Zwiefel home. Mrs. Glen Zwiefel's uncle, William Schultz of Cedar Rapids, Lakota Sends Track Team To Iowa City Lakota — Coach Jerry McMullen and 14 members of the indoor track squad went to Iowa City Friday. They competed in the meets leld on Friday. Boys going were Paul Geilenfeldt, Marvin Rippentrop, John Kollasch, Kent Gerzema, Louis Lappe, Gary Geilen- eldt, Dick Cushman, Gary Meyer, )ave Cushman, Milton Paulson, Ed )ean Madetzke, Robert Sunde, Stan Tjaden, Wayne Cordes. Larry Seeker was the alternate. U-Go-l-Qo 4-H Jean Owens was hostess to her 4-H Club April 3. Fourteen mem- >ers were present. Talks were given by Rosemary Bullock and- Jean Abbott. Demonstrations were given by Marlys Lupkes, Donna tenyon, Jean Owens, and Kathy testenlehner. Jean Robinson ioiri- ed the club. OFFICE SUPPLIES—Business, orms, office furniture, filing jqmpment and supplies, at the Jpper Des Moineg pub. Co., Algona, across from new Municioal parking lot. Mr. Farmer YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND A SALES & SERVICE MEETING ON INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER CORN PLANTERS THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL 12 AT 7:30 P. M. IN OUR BUILDING ALSO MOVIES of the New 1962 line of IHC Self-Propelled Combines, and 2 and 4 Row Corn Heads. And a movie on the new 2-row Field Harvester. REFRESHMENTS IMPLEMENT CO. 1417 COMMERCIAL - ALGONA - CY 4-3501 came Thursday and is visiting the Zwiefels and his sister, Mrs. Martha Gross. "Some folks who want to go a long way in life hurry along so fast they miss most of it". At Hospital Session Sister Mary Ethelreda, head of the St. Ann hospital staff, is tit- tending a 3 day workshop beginning April 9, at Leila hospital, Battle Creek, Mich. A group of nurses from St. Ann hospital will attend a meeting of the 10th District of Iowa Nurses Assn. on Apr. 11, at St. Joseph's hospital, Mason City. The first man to sell on the value of your goods is yourself. 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